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Local Transport Today
In brief
A design competition for solar-panelled noise barriers has been launched by the Highways Agency. The HA is working with the M40 Chiltern Environment... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Suffolk County Council is exploring options for increasing road capacity north of Ipswich. Graham Newman, Suffolk’s cabinet member for roads,... continue
Local Transport Today
Letters to the editor
Roger Davies, Kendal LA9
£442.8m? You cannot be serious. That figure, the frankly appalling amount spent to date by this austerity Government on the completely... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has dropped plans to trial flexible rail ticketing on a London commuter route. The idea was to offer tickets that suited changing patterns of... continue
Parking Review
Yellow Lines
Deniz Huseyin
A toddler was re-united with her toy bunny rabbit thanks to the efforts of a kind-hearted Cambridge car park attendant. The bunny, called Flora, was... continue
Local Transport Today
Sub story to regular feature
A big programme of improvements to the A12 between the M25 and Ipswich is proposed for the next ten years.  In the first five-year RIS?period,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular feature
The Government has identified £3.5bn of schemes from the six road feasibility studies that were set up to examine long-standing problems on the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Bidders for the next East Anglia rail franchise will be asked to cut the London-Norwich journey time to 90 minutes.  The shorter journey time is... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Transport minister John Hayes has signalled the Government’s support for a study of infrastructure enhancements on the West Anglia Main Line,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
John W E Helm
The Government is to fund the development of a business case for Crossrail 2, the proposed new rail line across central London, connecting lines in... continue
Local Transport Today
News
Government company HS2 Ltd has spent more than £440m since it was incorporated in January 2009, according to its latest annual report. The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Essex County Council is pledging £5m towards design and consultation work on dualling the A120 trunk road between Marks Tey and Braintree.... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The start of constructing the London-West Midlands high-speed line could be delayed beyond the proposed 2017 start date, Sir David Higgins, the... continue
Local Transport Today
News
The DfT has awarded the East Coast rail franchise to the Stagecoach-Virgin joint venture company ICR (Inter City Railways).  Stagecoach is the... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Consultants are studying the feasibility of building a new railway station in Buckinghamshire on the soon-to-reopen East-West rail line close to... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Operators of tendered bus routes in Essex will be incentivised to boost passenger numbers by  retaining fare revenues under a revamp to... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
People in Nottingham and West Yorkshire will soon be able to use their public transport smartcards to hire car club cars, thanks to funding from the... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
The DfT has launched a ten-week consultation on protecting land for Crossrail 2, the new railway linking south-west and north-east London and beyond,... continue
Local Transport Today
Regular news
Lee Baker
The transport secretary has announced that Stagecoach/Virgin have won the new East Coast franchise following a "rigorous competition". The... continue
Local Transport Today
In brief
Free-flow tolling will be introduced on the Dartford Crossing, which carries the M25 across the Thames estuary, from 30 November. Drivers will be... continue
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